Studio 105 Design
Lost Horse Design Studio offers the graphic design and desktop publishing services needed to create professional print publications. We are committed to expert service and quality work. Lost Horse Design Studio produces complete publications or we can provide our services a la carte to support your specific needs. Each project is created specifically for a particular image and audience: the designs are free from any studio style, the work has a distinct appearance and feel. The single element common to all Lost Horse design work is the professional appearance, a result of our attention to detail.
With over twenty years of experience designing books—as well as marketing collateral and business documents—Lost Horse Design Studio guarantees visually pleasing and effective page layouts for print, including:
- Brochures, Pamphlets & Fliers
- Business Cards
- Invitations & Announcements
- Media Releases
- Press Kits
- CD Covers
- Book Production
Lost Horse Design Services specializes in book production. New publishing technology has made it easier and less expensive for those who want to publish their own books. We can facilitate all stages of book development. Our book production services include cover design, interior design, layout and typesetting, and proofreading.
People do judge a book by its cover. A cover has to cut through the noise on the bookstore shelf, to intrigue the reader’s eye, and to demand, not with the squeak of a mouse, but with the roar of a lion, “Open me.” Lost Horse Design Studio will create a compelling cover appropriate to your subject matter.
We create an interior design that complements your book’s theme. Our goal is to design an elegant book that is a pleasure for readers. This process includes font selection, page layout, and graphic embellishments.
Page Design, Layout & Typesetting
Page design determines the look of the printed page, in terms of the fonts, sizes, line lengths, leading, colors, position of type elements, as well as the arrangement of elements on the page (headings, text, boxes, photographs, illustrations, charts or tables, captions). Once we have created a design for your book, we format your copy according to the approved design. As part of layout and typesetting, we create the files required by your printer’s prepress department.
Proofreading occurs after layout and typesetting. Proofreading is a quick read designed to catch typos, misspellings, bad breaks, loose lines, inaccurate headers or footers.
We can make use of your existing graphic files for illustrations, or we can suggest original illustrations, images, art.
A previously edited document is proofed one final time for any remaining errors and inconsistencies.
We review your document, consider how well it supports your publishing mission, and offer suggestions for improvement, including changes in content, approach, organization, and tone.
Lost Horse Design Studio’s minimum charge is $100, with billing in quarter-hour increments. Standard hourly rate is $100.
Payment is due upon completion of the project or at agreed upon intermediate stages. For large projects, partial payment is required before work begins.
For a consultation or estimate for design services, please contact:
Christine Holbert, Publisher
105 Lost Horse Lane
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
Phone: (208) 255-4410